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Galactic Civilization 3 gets diplomatic in Beta 2

Developer Stardock has announced the launch of Galactic Civilizations 3 beta two, a pre-release test that adds diplomacy options to the upcoming 4X strategy game. The full scope of diplomatic options in Galactic Civilizations 3 is currently unknown, but Stardock offers a handful of images...

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Blizzard.net engineer heads to Stardock for 'Project Tachyon'

Stardock, a developer/publisher studio you may not know - but should! - has hired Blizzard veteran engineer Adrian Luff to be its new director of platform architecture. Luff, who helped oversee the development of Battle.net, will be responsible for managing something Stardock is calling "Project...

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Stardock debuts first look at Galactic Civilizations 3, alpha begins March 27

Galactic Civilizations 3 is taking the slow, collaborative road to blastoff with the game's alpha scheduled to begin March 27 on Steam. Here's a first look at the strategy sim's gameplay and... well, it sure looks like GalCiv....

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Dead Man's Draw reaches Steam, adds new cards, tournaments

Dead Man's Draw, the risk-and-reward card game, has shuffled a deck for Steam users. Dead Man's Draw gathers "new card abilities and player traits" in its transition from mobile, but most importantly, it swaps microtransactions for a one-and-done entry price of $9.99. [Image: Stardock...

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Twenty developers you don't know, but should

Between consoles, PC, mobile and everything in between, there are so many games released today that it's impossible to keep up with everything that's coming out – and it's even harder to keep up with the studios behind them. Even with a gaming public that's grown accustomed to following big...

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Dead Man's Draw goes free-to-play, physical version available via PDF

Developer Stardock has made its risk-and-reward iOS card game, Dead Man's Draw, free-to-play this week. The involved press release states that those who purchased the game at its previous price of $1.99 have been given a "generous sum of in-game currency" as a sign of Stardock's appreciation for...

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Stardock creates staffing company to avoid cyclical layoffs

We've reported on the standard industry cycle time and time again: game ends development, layoffs happen. Stardock (Galactic Civilizations 3), which is also invested in Mohawk Games and Oxide Games, has created the Stardock Staffing Company (SSC) to shift that greatest of assets ("people") around...

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Steam weekend: Stardock anniversary sale

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Stardock is offering 50 to 75 percent off its library of games and related DLC on Steam. Steam is offering a bundle which features Demigod, Elemental: Fallen Enchantress, Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition, Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition,...

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Galactic Civilizations 3 announced

Years after it was unofficially announced during a facepalm-worthy PR snafu, Galactic Civilizations 3 was just officially announced by Stardock. The long awaited sequel to the 4X strategy series will be exclusive to 64-bit PCs. Don't let the trailer above confuse you, the game is still a...

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Strategic iOS game Dead Man's Draw getting physical card game version

Stardock Entertainment launched a Kickstarter project for its strategy card game Dead Man's Draw today. While the iOS game is already available for $2.59, the developer took to the crowdfunding platform in order to raise $16,500 by November 9 to produce a physical tabletop card game set, which it...

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